June 14, 2016 05:23 PM NPT
PARIS,June 13: Spain begin bid for unprecedented third straight European title as they face Czech Republic in their group D opener at Stadium De Toulouse. European Championship holders are seen as one of the favorite to lift up the trophy but their late form is questionable as they lost to comparatively weaker side Georgia in final warm up match.
June 14, 2016 05:13 PM NPT
PARIS, June 13: Germany began its campaign to add the 2016 European Championship to its 2014 World Cup with a promising 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday, while England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from the tournament.
June 12, 2016 09:39 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 13: Everest Florida recorded 6-0 win over Ana Jyoti in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Sunday. Ujjwal Sunwar and Aryan Dev Acham scored two goals each, while Amir Kandel and Sudarshan Thapa netted a goal each. Similarly, Nawa Jiwan Sishu Niketan beat Shree Mahendra Adarsha by 3-0. Niraj Rai scored a brace, while Kanchan scored a goal.
June 12, 2016 09:37 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 12: Jhamsikhel Youth Club on Sunday booked a place in the Super League round of the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato. Similarly, Bauddha FC and Nawa Jyoti Yuva Club relegated from the C division.
BORDEAUX, FRANCE, June 12: Two weeks on from winning the Champions League for the second time in three seasons with Real Madrid, Gareth Bale played a pivotal role as Wales made a triumphant return to a major competition following a 58-year absence.
It was Bale who put Wales ahead in the 10th minute with a curling free kick and who was the driving force behind much of his team's attacking intent in its 2-1 victory on Saturday against Slovakia in a Group B match at the European Championship. His coach Chris Coleman was fulsome in his praise of the 26-year-old.
PHILADELPHIA, June 12: The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey and surviving DeAndre Yedlin's early second-half ejection to beat Paraguay 1-0 on Saturday night.
Dempsey scored his 51st international goal in the 27th minute, but the Americans' defense was upended just three minutes into the second half.